Going for gold: accessories for the festive season

Nothing suits the festive season better, writesDivia Harilela

PUBLISHED : Friday, 28 December, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 28 December, 2012, 9:53am

Fashion collectors will be inspired by this vintage looking etched metal box clutch (HK$35,500 from Ralph Lauren). It's the perfect accessory for any black-tie occasion.

The search for the perfect pair of flats is over. Step out in these stylish yet functional ballerina flats (HK$3,600 from Hogan), embellished with gold and silver studs. They can fold in half, making them easy to store. Hogan, Pacific Place, Admiralty, tel: 2918 0181

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this limited-edition box of gold chocolate spheres (HK$380 from Joyce) from renowned Parisian chocolatier Hugo & Victor. Joyce, Queen's Road Central, tel: 2810 1120

The Illusion d'Ombre eyeshadow in Apparence (HK$260 from Chanel) is a shimmery shade of gold and bronze that is perfect for day or night. Chanel, Prince's Building, Central, tel: 2810 0978

Ideal for the woman on the go, the metallic Pashli satchel (HK$9,690 from 3.1 Phillip Lim) comes with two expandable compartments so you can cart around all your essentials. 3.1 Phillip Lim, Shop 310-1, Gateway Arcade, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2113 0311

Minimalists will appreciate the clean lines of these double hoop earrings (HK$4,500 from Jan Logan), which are made from a striking combination of nine-carat gold and black onyx. Jan Logan, IFC Mall, Central, tel: 2918 4212

Old is gold. Budding writers will love this vintage typewriter (HK$18,000 from Lane Crawford), which has been plated with 24-carat gold for a luxe look. Lane Crawford, IFC Mall, Central, tel: 21183388

Drama queens will love the attention this metallic gold leather jacket (HK$11,995 by Cedric Charlier from Maria Luisa) will bring. It's the perfect cover-up for winter. Maria Luisa, Lee Gardens, Causeway Bay, tel. 29072028

Afternoon tea will always be special with this TWG Tea Design teapot (HK$3,888). Made from 18-carat gold, it features an inner felt lining to keep tea warm for up to an hour. TWG Tea Boutique, IFC Mall, Central, tel: 2796 2828

All jetsetters need a pair of statement sunglasses. Our choice is the limited-edition Venezia frames in gold (HK$6,000 from Valentino), which are studded with rhinestones. Valentino, The Landmark, Central, tel: 2523 8035